“White Ground ‘Bird’ Carpets of Selendi and Their Reflections in European Art & Lifestyle” @ Studia et Documenta Turcologica 3-4/2015-2016

This article was published in Studia et Documenta Turcologica, the journal of Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai, Institutul de Turcologie şi Studii Central-Asiatice. In this study, I tried to explain the influence of the “Bird” sub-group of White Ground Selendi carpets in European art and lifestyle. These carpets were depicted with a great degree of accuracy in paintings;…

“Creating Museums of World Stories” Workshop @ Mumbai

To mark 10 years of the British Museum’s International Training Programme (ITP), the British Museum organized a workshop titled, “Creating Museums of World Stories”, under the hospitality of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalay (CSMVS) in Mumbai, 19 – 21 November 2015. The workshop provided an opportunity for global museums and heritage professionals to brainstorm…

“Honorary Award” of Embassy of Romania in the Republic of Turkey

“Day of Gratitude” of Embassy of Romania to the Republic of Turkey organised on December 12, 2013. The event is meant to be an opportunity to express the Embassy’s appreciation and to pay tribute to those personalities who have contributed to the development of cultural, economic and civic Romanian-Turkish bilateral relations. During the reception, His…

M.A. Thesis on “Anatolian Carpets in the Mediasch St. Margaret Church, Transylvania”

I defended my thesis on 19th June 2013 at Hacettepe University, Ankara, and I was awarded the MA as they accepted my thesis and defence. I would like to thank my thesis committee , Prof.Dr. Filiz Yenişehirlioğlu, Prof.Dr. Serpil Bağcı, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nermin Şaman Doğan, Assist.Prof.Dr. Fatih Müderrisoğlu and Assist.Prof.Dr. Suat Alp, for all their guidance through…

Romanian-Turkish Cultural Confluences: Romania’s Heritage of Old Anatolian Carpets

The opening of a photo exhibition of Anatolian carpets from Transylvania and a mini-symposium took place 14 March 2013 in Ankara. “Romanian-Turkish Cultural Confluences: Romania’s Heritage of Old Anatolian Carpets” was organised by the Romanian Embassy, the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Turkish Yunus Emre Institute to celebrate 135 years of diplomatic relations between Turkey…